CONSEQUENCE is an independent, international literary magazine. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, visual art, and reviews focused on the culture and consequences of war.

WRITERS whose work has appeared in the magazine include Peter Balakian, Bob Shacochis, Fanny Howe, Phil Klay, Afaa Michael Weaver, Askold Melnyczuk, Tom Sleigh, Anne Germanacos, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dan O'Brien, Martha Collins, Sven Birkerts, Margaret Luongo, David Abrams,  Ed Ochester, Jill McDonough, Christopher Lydon, Bruce Weigl, Lee Hancock, Fred Marchant, Brian Turner, Homero Aridjis, Martha Cooley, George Kalogeris, and Richard Hoffman.

SUBMISSIONS are welcome during the reading period between March 1st and July 1st.  We do not consider work previously published in English.  All unsolicited work must be submitted through our online submissions manager.  We do not accept mailed or e-mailed submissions.


For fiction and non-fiction: please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words.

For poetry: please submit up to five poems of any length. Translations are considered when permissions have been obtained.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

Each submission may be accepted for publication in the print edition of CONSEQUENCE and  CONSEQUENCE Online.

CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profi magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We are unable at this time to offer compensation for published work. For the print magazine, we offer a contributor’s copy and a gift copy of the issue.

Address: CONSEQUENCE Magazine
P. O. Box 323
Cohasset, MA 02025-0323

We welcome submissions from women and those identifying as women for our special anniversary issue devoted to women who write about war. Submissions must capture the nuances of the cultures and consequences of war; the topic is not limited to military matters, but includes social, political and cultural subjects.

For fiction: please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

Each submission may be accepted for publication in the print edition of CONSEQUENCE and CONSEQUENCE Online.

We do not consider previously published work.

We welcome submissions from women and those identifying as women for our special anniversary issue devoted to women who write about war. Submissions must capture the nuances of the cultures and consequences of war; the topic is not limited to military matters, but includes social, political and cultural subjects.

For nonfiction: please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

Each submission may be accepted for publication in the print edition of CONSEQUENCE and CONSEQUENCE Online.

We do not consider previously published work.

We welcome submissions from women and those identifying as women for our special anniversary issue devoted to women who write about war. Submissions must capture the nuances of the cultures and consequences of war; the topic is not limited to military matters, but includes social, political and cultural subjects.

For poetry: please submit up to five poems of any length. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

Each submission may be accepted for publication in the print edition of CONSEQUENCE and CONSEQUENCE Online.

We do not consider previously published work.